Preparing for a baby is expensive. Postpartum care is no exception. Many parents simply can’t afford to pay for one more service after baby arrives. At the same time, taking care of yourselves as a family during the postpartum year is vital. You're probably concerned about finances, overwhelmed with emotion, unsure how to introduce new routines into your lives, and sleep-deprived, to boot! To address this reality, I offer affordable classes that deal with common areas of stress for families. Each of these classes was drafted to make life simpler in a specific way for families with young children.
Babymoon is a phrase coined by childbirth educator Sheila Kitzinger to describe taking time off after the birth of a new baby to bond as a family.
Imagine not having to cook for a month after your new baby is born. How about someone to take your older kids in the afternoons for a couple of weeks? Wouldn’t it be nice to have an easy plan to keep the house clean for a month or two with minimal effort?
In this class you’ll learn why it’s important to take a postpartum break from your regular routine, ways dad can bond with baby & help mom during this time, & how to plan and prepare for it. all.
Create a meal plan your busy family will enjoy, and leave the class equipped to adapt your meal plan to growing family and changes in your routine.
Is your grocery budget out of control? Do you fill your pantry with groceries to last for weeks only to find it empty in one? Do you hate to cook because takes so much time?
In this class you’ll learn foods to stock your pantry with so you always have a quick meal or snack on hand, & you’ll gain tools for planning your meals that work with your fam
ily as the kids grow and routines change.
Make house cleaning easier by adding your own homemade cleaning supplies to a simple cleaning routine
Does anyone in your family struggle with allergies or skin problems? Do you have concerns about chemicals in your cleaning products? Would you like to save time with a simpler cleaning routine?
In this class you’ll see what’s in most household cleaning products; find safe, effective replacements; and take home recipes for cleaning almost anything. Bring 2 8-oz or larger containers so you can make two to try at home.
Learn how to control the paper that comes into your home
Do you have paper piles everywhere? Stuffed in drawers & boxes? Do you miss important dates or bills because you can’t keep up with it all?
In this class you’ll learn simple ways to minimize & manage the paper in your home, outline the steps for organizing your paper chaos, & create a plan to keep up with all of your important documents and dates.